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Advances in Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer: Robert H. Vonderheide, MD, DPhil (Part 1) Video

Advances in Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer: Robert H. Vonderheide, MD, DPhil (Part 1)

Dr. Robert H. Vonderheide, Director of the Abramson Cancer Center at Penn Medicine, reviews the triumphs and challenges of cancer therapy over the last quarter century, focusing on new tools and the motivation driving the focus on immunotherapy ...

Dr. Ronny Drapkin Reviews Advances in Ovarian Cancer Treatment Research Video

Dr. Ronny Drapkin Reviews Advances in Ovarian Cancer Treatment Research

Among the top ovarian cancer researchers in the country, Penn Medicine Gynecologic Pathologist Ronny Drapkin, MD, PhD, is a passionate advocate of pioneering scientific research to detect and treat ovarian cancer.

A Seat at the Table: Removing Barriers and Bias for Women in Oncology | Penn Medicine Video

A Seat at the Table: Removing Barriers and Bias for Women in Oncology | Penn Medicine

In Fall 2019, Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center hosted its inaugural Women in Oncology event, A Seat at the Table.

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BCMA-Targeted Immunotherapy Can Lead to Durable Responses in Multiple Myeloma News

BCMA-Targeted Immunotherapy Can Lead to Durable Responses in Multiple Myeloma

Randomized trial shows benefit of belantamab mafodotin in relapsed/refractory patients

CAR T-Cell Therapy May Be Harnessed to Treat Heart Disease News

CAR T-Cell Therapy May Be Harnessed to Treat Heart Disease

Penn study finds immunotherapy reduces cardiac fibrosis and restores heart function in mice after cardiac injury

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Awards & Accolades: December 2019

Monday, January 20, 2020 9:28 AM

Learn how Penn clinicians and researchers are being honored by their peers.

Penn Medicine Named Official Health System of the Philadelphia Flyers and Wells Fargo Center

Monday, January 13, 2020 9:27 AM

Penn Medicine and Comcast Spectacor, the Philadelphia-based professional sports and live entertainment company, today announced a major partnership making Penn Medicine the official health system for the Philadelphia Flyers and Wells Fargo Center.

Losing Tongue Fat Improves Sleep Apnea

Friday, January 10, 2020 9:15 AM

Losing weight is an effective treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), but why exactly this is the case has remained unclear.

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Physician Blog

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:00 AM

What Causes Motility Issues? The Penn Neurogastroenterology and Motility Disorders Program was developed to apply clinical expertise, research, and technology to the diagnosis and management of esophageal, gastric and intestinal motility ...

Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:00 AM

In 2018, Forbes Magazine declared Penn Medicine the second best large employer for women in the country. This inspired us to gather 3 Abramson Cancer Center physicians, Lynn Schuchter, MD, Julia Tchou, MD, PhD, and Neha Vapiwala, MD, for ...

Friday, November 8, 2019 7:00 PM

Joseph Bavaria, MD, Penn Medicine Vice Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery and former President of the Society of Thoracic Surgery, was host for the 4th Aortic Valve Repair Symposium this year.

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Penn Events

2020 UPDATES IN CARE OF THE HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES PATIENT: with Proceedings from International Medical Meetings

The Rittenhouse Hotel210 W Rittenhouse SquarePhiladelphia, PA 19103 Friday, January 31, 2020, 7:30am – 4:30pm Type of Event: CME Course Sponsor: Abramson Cancer Center Program Overview: This course is a comprehensive ...

6th Annual Mid Atlantic Infectious Diseases Fellow's Forum

Friday, April 3, 2020, 7:30am – 5pm Important Dates: Abstract Deadline: March 22, 2020 (Please submit to Dr. Stephen Gluckman at stephen.gluckman@pennmedicine.upenn.edu) Registration Deadline: You can register all the ...

Neuro-Oncology Brain Tumor Symposium 2020: Best Practices in Patient Care

Friday, June 12, 2020, 7am – 4:30pm Address: 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia PA, 19104 Location: Jordan Medical Education Center Type of Event: Conference Sponsor: Abramson Cancer Center Program ...

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